Daniels will sell advertising for the station’s AM and FM formats as well as their web space. He will serve as an account manager, providing creative solutions to help businesses grow their market share through combined radio and web advertising.
“We are thrilled to have Jay on board,” said WKDE General Manager Dave Hoehne. “His enthusiasm and strong work ethic will help WKDE continue to grow.”
No stranger to the broadcasting industry, Daniels worked as a master control operator at WSET-TV in Lynchburg, Virginia; a production assistant for Spirit FM in Lynchburg, Virginia; and host and executive producer of Musical Spotlight on Classic 96.7 3WZ in Buena Vista, Virginia.
Daniels graduated from the Columbia School of Broadcasting in Fairfax, Virginia with a certification in radio announcing.
A native of Louisa County, Daniels is an accomplished pianist, organist and vocalist, having performed throughout Central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley.
To download a jpeg of Jay Daniels, please visit mediapartners-inc.com/.
WKDE’s FM station, KD Country (kdcountry.com), is licensed to Altavista, Virginia, and serves the Altavista/Bedford/Lynchburg and Roanoke area. KD Country broadcasts a True Country format on 105.5 FM in the Lynchburg area and 96.6 FM in Roanoke, and streams live online.
WKDE-AM (News Talk AM 1000) airs some of today’s most popular talk radio hosts, including Neal Boortz, Clark Howard and Michael Smerconish. The station is licensed to Altavista, Virginia, serving Southern Campbell County, Virginia and Northern Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
Both stations are locally owned and operated by DJ Broadcasting, Inc.